WISDOM Newsletter – Fall 2013 Events

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A SPECIAL WISDOM WINDOW
UPCOMING FALL EVENTS
 

Acts of Kindness (AOK Detroit) will take place on Sunday September 8th, 2013 at the Alternatives For Girls

903 West Grand Blvd., in Southwest Detroit

Registration begins at noon.

1:00 – 1:30 PM Rally, speakers, and kick off

1:30 – 2:00 PM Lunch and icebreakers

2:00 – 4:00 PM Projects both indoors and outdoors

4:00 – 4:30 PM Clean up

4:30 – 5:00 PM Reflection

Go to  http://bit.ly/A-OK2013  to register!

Registration this year is limited to 75 people, so please register soon!!

THE INTERFAITH LEADERSHIP COUNCILOF METROPOLITAN DETROIT PRESENTS:

 

FINAL GOODBYES: DEATH, DYING AND MOURNING ACROSS THE FAITH TRADITIONS

(Co-sponsored by WISDOM)

 

 

An interfaith panel will include:

 

Jewish – David Techner, Ira Kaufman Chapel, Southfield

Muslim – Imam Abdullah El-Amin, Detroit Muslim Center

Christian – Rev. Sandra K. Gordon, Greater New Mt. Moriah, Detroit

Sikh – Raman Singh from the Gurdwara Sahib Hidden Falls, Plymouth

Native American – Kay Givens McGowan, Choctaw-Cherokee heritage

 

Sunday, October 6     3:30 – 6:00 PM

St. John’s Episcopal Church

26998 Woodward Ave., Royal Oak, MI 48067

(corner of Woodward & 11 Mile Rd.)

 

 

To register, please visit the IFLC website www.detroitinterfaithcouncil.com

click on the “Event Registration” button on the right side-bar.

The $8.00 registration fee can be sent electronically via PayPal through the link at the bottom of the registration form or you can mail a check to: The Interfaith Leadership Council, 10821 Capital St., Oak Park, MI 48237.

Questions? Contact the Rev. Bob Hart at 248-546-1255.

 

You can also pay at the door!! Light refreshments will be served! This discussion is the second part of a series about life cycle events across faith traditions.                   

WISDOM Faces

 

IN COLLABORATION WITH

THE RACE RELATIONS & DIVERSITY TASK FORCE

 

 WILL BE SHOWING THE DOCUMENTARY

“OUR FIRES STILL BURN:

THE NATIVE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE”

 

ON MONDAY OCTOBER 21ST AT 7:00 PM

AT THE BIRMINGHAM COMMUNITY HOUSE

(380 S. Bates St. Birmingham)

 

Join Audrey Geyer, independent video producer, as she talks about the stories featured in this documentary about Native Americans in the Midwest, their past trauma and how they are initiating social change.

 

There is no charge, but please register

By sending an email to Sheri Schiff by October 16th!

sheri1228@yahoo.com

Five Women Five Journeys: How Different Are We?
 WISDOM Women together

This unique WISDOM program features personal stories of women of different faith traditions – how their childhood impacted their beliefs today, what the challenges are for women in their faith tradition, what parts of their religion are misunderstood, how reaching out to someone from a different faith has enriched their lives.
To inquire about a Five Women Five Journeys Program for your organization, contact Paula Drewek at Drewekpau@aol.com .

Check out the latest story about a friendship that crosses religion, race, or ethnic boundaries at www.friendshipandfaith.com.
Email Gail Katz at gailkatz@comcast.net if you have a personal story for the friendshipandfaith.com website!!

WISDOM Mission Statement

To Provide concrete modeling of women from different faith traditions working together in harmony for the common good.
To Empower women to take a more active role in furthering social justice and world peace.
To Dispel myths, stereotypes, prejudices and fear about faith traditions different from our own.
To Nurture the growth of empathy and spiritual energy that result from our projects and interfaith dialogue.

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